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One oft-cited study from 2008 pitted oil pulling against chlorhexidine mouthwash and found a reduction in mouth bacteria in both groups.

Everything it amounts to is right there on its shallow, pitted surface.

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As we coincidentally follow this stranger from stoplight to stoplight, crawling in rush-hour traffic, I ask myself what this soft, enlightened, expansive Rachel would do if it were the man who’d pitted and scarred me inside and out.

Solidarity is harder, and people are pitted against one another.

And so again and again he pitted his own radiant confidence against some equal and opposite force.

Haven is not the first school that has pitted students versus the administration over spandex.

He nearly died and his face was horribly pitted and scarred.

His face is gory and pitted with deep shrapnel wounds and his injured hands drip blood on the rumpled woolen blankets.

And in the final battle, when the feminine principle is pitted against the masculine, I fancy we shall know how to win the day.

The vesicles dry gradually, and between the fourteenth and twentieth days the scab falls off, leaving a pitted scar.

Willis was represented by the prince's party as a charlatan, and Warren was pitted against him as the doctor of the opposition.

They were there to fight for France, but their minds could not grasp the significance of the enemy against whom they were pitted.

As he spoke, Jack brought his Winchester to a level and sighted carefully at the pitted head of the serpent.


On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pitted, such as: arched, cleft, cupped, curved, depressed, and dimpled.

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